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LATINO MUSIC FESTIVAL TO FEATURE OVER TWENTY CLASSICAL MUSIC PERFORMERS
WHEN: September 20 thru December 9, 2013
WHERE: Various locations including: Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1440 N Humboldt Dr.; Chicago Public Library, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, 400 S. State St.; The Art Institute of Chicago, Fullerton Hall, 111 S. Michigan Ave.; Instituto Cervantes, 31 W. Ohio; Chicago Cultural Center, Preston Bradley Hall, 78 E. Washington St.; Harper College Performing Arts Center, 1200 Algonquin Rd., Palatine; and Roosevelt University, Ganz Hall, 430 S. Michigan Ave.
WHAT: Produced by the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), the Latino Music Festival (LMF) produces performances and promotes awareness of music from Latin America and Spain spanning from the Baroque to the 21st century. Close to 20 concerts featuring some of the best local, national and international classical music performers, ensembles and orchestras will be presented during a four-month period in various locations.
The Latino Music Festival functions as a bridge, bringing Latin American classical music to Chicago’s general audience and at the same time curates an educational role bringing these genres of music to Chicago’s neighborhoods and surrounding suburbs through concerts and educational programs. The festival also places special emphasis upon the performance of educationally related concerts, and a dialogue between Chicago, Latin America and Spain.
WHO: Musicians and groups confirmed so far include: The Fareed Haque Trio, Third Coast Percussion, Eduardo Fernandez, Ignacio Prego, Patrice Michaels, Harper Symphony Orchestra, Cuarteto Q-Arte, Kaia String Quartet, Joseph Genualdi, Kuang-Hao, Rene Izquierdo, Gustavo Leone, Elbio Barilari, Gaudete Brass Ensemble, Volcano Radar, Ensemble Dal Niente, Roosevelt Percussion Ensemble and Chicago Sinfonietta Chamber Ensemble.